We talk about the parable of the wedding banquet and who the mysterious guest is who gets kicked out of the party. Sermon Scripture: Matthew 22:1-14 The Parable of the Wedding Feast  And again Jesus spoke to them in parables, saying,  “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a […]
We talk about our status as people who rent, but not own our bodies, but that God owns our bodies and even gave His Son for them. Scripture: Matthew 21:33-46 The Parable of the Tenants  “Hear another parable. There was a master of a house who planted a vineyard and put a fence around it […]
Do you really want to get even? Or do you want to get ahead? How does God’s Word and Sacrament deal with us at a level that is the same for all of us? Sermon Text: Matthew 20:1-16 Laborers in the Vineyard  “For the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house […]
We continue to talk about the marks of the Church, especially today with the confirmation of Kirstie, we look to the mark of the Lord’s Supper. Sermon Text: Acts 2:42-47 The Fellowship of the Believers  And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.  […]
Are you your father? Well, not exactly – but sometimes it seems that way. We continue our #BeLove / #BeLieve series looking at the Athanasian Creed that we say in church once a year on Trinity Sunday. In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and […]
Are you next? Matthias was called up to fill the shoes of Judas – a pretty onerous set of shoes to fill. But his inclusion into the Twelve reminds us that we are being included by God as His disciples, those who are shaped and formed by His love, so that we might show that […]
What makes a family? Family is all about identity and belonging and Jesus gives us both. He gives us identity through His cross and resurrection, and He gives us belonging through His Bride – the Church.